Contact North | Contact Nord Research Associate Dr. Tony Bates’ Textbook Now
Available in French
(THUNDER BAY) – Contact North | Contact Nord releases a second version of Teaching in
a Digital Age: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning in French.
Written by Contact North | Contact Nord Research Associate Dr. Tony Bates, Teaching in
a Digital Age: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning is a must-read book for faculty and
instructors involved in designing teaching and learning.
The English version of the book has been downloaded more than 13,000 times from the
Teaching in a Digital Age website, which has been visited by 88,000 unique visitors since
the April 2015 launch of the book.
“I am delighted that the complete version of Teaching in a Digital Age: Guidelines for
Teaching and Learning is available in French,” stated Contact North | Contact Nord
Research Associate Dr. Tony Bates. “This second version significantly expands the reach
of the book and I hope more faculty and instructors take the opportunity to download
this new resource.”
“Contact North | Contact Nord is pleased to make this second version available in
French for the benefit of faculty and instructors designing teaching and learning in
French,” noted Maxim Jean-Louis, President – Chief Executive Officer, Contact North |
Contact Nord. “Making this second version available is part of our commitment to ensure
quality resources for faculty and instructors in French.”’
Visit teachonline.ca to download the complete French version of L’enseignement à
l’ère numérique: Des balises pour concevoir l’enseignement et l’apprentissage.
Contact North | Contact Nord partners with Ontario’s 24 public colleges, 22 public
universities, and 250 public literacy and basic skills and training providers to provide
local access to education and training opportunities. Funded by the Government of
Ontario continuously since 1986, Contact North | Contact Nord supports over
4 million Ontario residents living in 600 small, remote, rural, Indigenous and
Francophone communities to access post-secondary education and training without
having to leave their community.
Visit teachonline.ca, Contact North | Contact Nord’s portal for faculty and instructors,
which includes a host of resources, information in trends and tools, and training
opportunities for faculty and instructors teaching online and at a distance.
teachonline.ca also features the Pockets of Innovation Series showcasing 125
examples of innovation in online learning taking place at Ontario’s 24 public colleges
and 22 public universities. The portal has a growing number of 250,000 visitors.